Tech Tips and Troubleshooting for
HOT WATER PRESSURE WASHERS
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instructions are intentionally basic. We provide this information hoping
they will assist you to get your hot water machine going. Servicing
a hot water pressure washer can be very dangerous if you don't know what you are
doing. If you are not trained beyond these basic procedures seek
not turned on
up the thermostat or check high limit switch
Most hot water
pressure washers are equipped with a thermostat to control output
water temperature. Check the thermostat setting.
set correctly to a high temperature there may be a problem with
the thermostat. Check continuity across the contacts.
machines do not have a thermostat. Usually the BTU output of
these units is not enough the have the temperature run away. So,
manufacturers cheap out and don't install a thermostat. If
this is the case for your machine we seriously recommend
installing one. It is possible to have a pump problem, which
slows down the water flow. If this happens you could be
faced with an overheated burner.
hot water pressure washers should have a high limit switch
installed, whether you have a thermostat or not. These
switch are installed in the output of the burner. Check to
ensure this switch is not preventing the burner from
SOME OF THESE OPERATIONS CAN BE
EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. IF YOU DO NOT HAVE SUFFICIENT TRAINING IN THESE PROCEDURES, WE RECOMMEND YOU
SEEK ASSISTANCE FROM
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